Being a Patriot (or a Falcon)

Few activ­it­ies re­gister as be­ing more Amer­ic­an than gath­er­ing with friends on Su­per Bowl Sunday to see who will cap­ture the cham­pi­on­ship.

Few activ­it­ies re­gister as be­ing more Amer­ic­an than gath­er­ing with friends on Su­per Bowl Sunday to see who will cap­ture the cham­pi­on­ship. This year’s match­up, the 51st revered rendi­tion that pits the NFC vic­tor against the AFC van­quish­er, will find the At­lanta Fal­cons gun­ning for their first title and hop­ing to keep the New Eng­land Pat­ri­ots from claim­ing their fifth Lom­bardi Trophy. If the small for­tune that it costs to travel to see the game in Hou­s­ton has denied you the for­tune of tak­ing in the ac­tion in per­son, fear not, as nu­mer­ous South Philly spots will help you to feast on the com­pet­i­tion and great eats. 

Bain­bridge Street Bar­rel House: This Queen Vil­lage des­tin­a­tion, 625-627 S. Sixth St., will hold an all-day cel­eb­ra­tion be­gin­ning with brunch at 10 a.m. Pub fare and nu­mer­ous drink spe­cials will cer­tainly put you in a good mood no mat­ter where your al­le­gi­ance lies. 267-324-3553. bain­bridgestreet­bar­rel­house.com. 

Brauhaus Schmitz: This be­loved Ger­man-heavy spot, 718 South St., will hold its an­nu­al All You Can Eat Buf­fet for $25 per per­son, tax and gra­tu­ity in­cluded, from 6-10 p.m. Buf­fet items in­clude a Cheese Tray, Ve­g­gies & Ranch Dip, Chips & Roas­ted Onion Dip, Pret­zel Sticks, Wings – Buf­falo or Old Bay Gar­lic, Ba­con & Cheese Fries, Sloppy Joe Sand­wiches, Spicy Hun­gari­an saus­ages with pep­pers and onions and Smoked Ched­dar Mac & Cheese. 267-909-8814. brauhausschmitz.com/su­per-bowl-li. 

Chick­ie’s and Pete’s: The Pack­er Park es­tab­lish­ment, 1526 Pack­er Ave., is typ­ic­ally a pop­u­lar spot to en­joy any sport­ing event, and Sunday will be no ex­cep­tion. Pat­rons will have the op­tion of pay­ing $50 (tax in­cluded, gra­tu­ity ex­cluded) for an all-you-can-eat buf­fet and do­mest­ic drafts, per­son­al pitch­ers, and house wine, but the reg­u­lar menu also will be avail­able. Re­ser­va­tions are not be­ing ac­cep­ted. 215-218-0500. chick­ies­and­petes.com.

For Pete’s Sake Pub: From 5 to 10 p.m., this ever-pop­u­lar loc­a­tion, 900 S. Front St., will of­fer the fol­low­ing de­lights: All Goose Is­land and Vic­tory Beer drafts $5, $4 New Bel­gi­um Brew­ing Fat Tire drafts dur­ing the game. Jameson Ir­ish Whis­key & gingers for $6. Free raffle draw­ing at Half­time. Buy any Goose, Vic­tory or New Bel­gi­um draft beer or Jameson cock­tail, get a tick­et. Many awe­some prizes will be avail­able from these bever­age dis­trib­ut­ors, too. Food items will in­clude Cheese­bur­gers, BBQ Pulled Pork and Chick­en Cheesesteak Sliders $3/each, Buf­falo Chick­en Soup, Beef Chili and Ribs. 215-462-2230. for­petes­sake­pub.com. 

Madira Bar & Grill: This Point Breeze haven, 1252 S. 21st St., will fea­ture three large flatscreens with sur­round sound, half-priced wings, and $2-$3 off se­lect drafts. 215-551-0107. madira­barand­grill.com.   

Or­der ho­agies from Boy Scout Troop 147: South Phil­adelphia’s old­est Boy Scout troop (since 1915) will be hold­ing a Su­per Sunday ho­agie fun­draiser at the north­w­est corner of Mar­coni Plaza, Broad Street and Ore­gon Av­en­ue, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Tur­key and Cheese and Itali­an of­fer­ings will be avail­able for $5 each. Pre-or­ders can be made by call­ing Chris, 267-250-2335. Vis­it 147bsa.org. 

Xfin­ity Live!: Take ad­vant­age of free park­ing at the 1100-Pat­tis­on-Av­en­ue-site. Once in­side, all of the ac­tion will be su­per-sized live on the massive 32-foot HD LED screen. Food and drink spe­cials be­gin at 1 p.m. Re­ser­va­tions are be­ing ac­cep­ted. RS­VP to parties@xfin­ityl­ive.com. 267-443-6415. xfin­ityl­ive.com.


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